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News

11
May
2021
| 18:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World’s latest research highlighting that virtual weight-loss support during lockdown can lead to clinically significant weight loss has been presented at the European Congress on Obesity (ECO) 2021. 
07
May
2021
| 07:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Karina Dunford, 37, has been named Slimming World’s Greatest Loser after losing 18st 6lbs in two years At her heaviest Karina says she was housebound, depressed and her husband had to wash and care for her “I was eating myself to death and
05
May
2021
| 18:09 Europe/Amsterdam
As the country gradually starts to enjoy more freedom, the government has invited Slimming World to join a campaign to urge people aged 50 and under to get their COVID-19 vaccine when their turn comes.
13
April
2021
| 13:21 Europe/Amsterdam
Despite the uncertainty and lockdown of recent months, Slimming World has continued to support its members to achieve their weight-loss goals through inspiring, motivating virtual weekly groups. Now, as restrictions begin to ease and change,

Research & presentations

11
May
2021
| 18:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World’s latest research highlighting that virtual weight-loss support during lockdown can lead to clinically significant weight loss has been presented at the European Congress on Obesity (ECO) 2021. 
19
March
2021
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
As reports show lockdown has triggered a sharp increase in anxiety-related sleeping problems, research reveals the impact a sleepless night can also have on our weight-loss efforts, with people less likely to cook healthy meals and cancelling
12
March
2021
| 06:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Analysis of data from nearly 2,000 people who signed up for weight-management support during the pandemic has shown that joining a virtual group can result in successful weight loss.
29
December
2020
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
New research into more than 1 million slimmers shows that the more weight you lose in your first week, the more likely you are to do well on your weight-loss journey in the longer term.

Success stories

07
May
2021
| 07:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Karina Dunford, 37, has been named Slimming World’s Greatest Loser after losing 18st 6lbs in two years At her heaviest Karina says she was housebound, depressed and her husband had to wash and care for her “I was eating myself to death and
25
March
2021
| 01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Zoe Mole turned to food for comfort as a child and was bullied all through school because of her size The 38-year-old joined Slimming World aged 19 and lost 4st, which she has maintained for 17 years Now Zoe, from Wimborne in Dorset, runs her
22
March
2021
| 12:17 Europe/Amsterdam
Wimborne bricklayer Ryan' weight worries used to keep him up at night, causing him to fall asleep on the job. He's now has built a new future for himself after losing over 15st in 16 months. Stepping on the scales after his first week
25
February
2021
| 01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Mum-of-three Tansy Arnett has dropped six dress sizes to be named Slimming World’s Miss Slinky 2021 After years of yo-yo dieting, the 29-year-old has swapped sugary coffees, takeaways and ready meals for healthy, home-cooked family

Food & publications

19
November
2020
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World has launched a bespoke barcode scanner specific to the organisation’s famous Food Optimising eating plan, which is free and exclusive to all of its members.  
31
January
2020
| 15:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World is calling members across the UK and Ireland to create a brand-new recipe to add to its collection as part of the new Free Food Festival campaign. Slimming World’s Free Food Festival takes place in Slimming World groups in February
11
February
2019
| 10:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Staff at Slimming World’s Derbyshire head office kicked off February with a fabulous ‘Free’ lunch as they celebrated the launch of a national slimming campaign. To mark the launch of ‘Free Food February’, Slimming World, based in Alfreton, served
25
October
2018
| 14:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World and Iceland have won a prestigious national award for their Slimming World Chinese-style Banquet Rice.

Corporate

12
April
2021
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
“My weight-loss journey began when I was diagnosed with borderline diabetes in October 2020.  “I work as a rehabilitation assistant and I’m constantly on my feet. At my heaviest I weighed 16st 13.5lbs, it impacted my job and so many other aspects of
07
April
2021
| 11:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Staff from Slimming World’s head office got creative for Easter this year.Teams across the Alfreton-based organisation, most of who have been working remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic, didn’t let being apart stop them from keeping in touch and
24
March
2021
| 13:37 Europe/Amsterdam
Leading weight-management organisation Slimming World is launching its first-ever graduate programme.The company, whose head office is based in Alfreton, Derbyshire, is currently recruiting for four graduates to join its innovative Technology
19
March
2021
| 14:13 Europe/Amsterdam
Employees from Slimming World’s head office didn’t let working remotely stop them from pulling out all the stops for Red Nose Day this year.Teams across the Alfreton-based organisation, many who have been working from home due to the Covid-19